Art

Studied at Key Stage 3
Optional at Key Stage 4

WHY STUDY ART?

If you have creative and artistic abilities, you will develop them in much greater depth, while extending your skills to a higher level. It is an exciting practical skills based course, working with a variety of media.

You will be working with people who share your interest and enthusiasm for the subject. Producing original artwork will give you great personal satisfaction.

WHAT WILL I LEARN ABOUT IN ART?

In Art you will improve your observation and objective drawing. Explore your own personal ideas imaginatively in visual and tactile studies. You will learn more about the work of other Artists, Craftsmen and Designers and understand the influence they have on your own work. You will use a variety of materials and techniques to express your ideas and learn how to modify and improve work as it progresses. You will use all your planning, research and development of ideas to produce a successful piece of artwork and gain more confidence in your knowledge about Art in our society and around the world. You will learn to work independently and creatively.

WHAT WILL I BE STUDYING?

  • Fauvist Landscapes
  • Modiglani Portraits
  • Matisse Paper cuts
  • African Prints
  • Expressionist Portraits
  • Shell Prints
  • Jabberwock Project
  • Native American Mask Project
  • Chuck Close Project
  • Aboriginal-Inspired Mirror Frames Project
  • Sarah Graham Still Life Project
  • Klimt Weaving Project
  • Cultural Project
  • Conflict Project

 

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE SKILLS I WILL GAIN?

  • Observation drawing
  • Sculpture using various media e.g. clay
  • Computer aided artwork using new exciting software
  • Painting
  • Mixed Media
  • Printmaking

CONTACT DETAILS

Tottington High School
Laurel Street,
Tottington,
Bury.
Lancashire, BL8 3LY.

T: 01204 882327
E: tottington@bury.gov.uk

Tottington High School